Govt de­tains coup plot sus­pects

China Daily (USA) - - WORLD -

Tur­key de­tained 55 mil­i­tary and in­tel­li­gence agency per­son­nel on Wed­nes­day over sus­pected links with US-based cleric Fethul­lah Gulen and his net­work, ac­cused by Ankara of or­ches­trat­ing a failed coup in July, me­dia re­ports said. In the lat­est of a stream of raids tar­get­ing those sus­pected of ties to the putsch, po­lice car­ried out op­er­a­tions in 31 prov­inces after pros­e­cu­tors is­sued de­ten­tion war­rants for a to­tal of 101 sus­pects, state-run Anadolu Agency re­ported.

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